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Radial Keratotomy Eye Surgery

Radial keratotomy (RK) was once one of the most frequently used surgical procedures to correct nearsightedness. However, since the development of more effective vision repair procedures, such as LASEK, LASIK and PRK, RK is considered an outdated procedure.

To better understand your options, see Am I a Candidate for Refractive or Laser Eye Surgery?

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Quick! Put your hands on your head. Are your glasses there? Grab your neck — are they dangling there? Now, hold your electric bill four feet from your face and try to read it.... Welcome to the midlife version of Simon Says, a nearly universal condition known as presbyopia, which translates roughly to "elderly eye" (as if crow's feet weren't enough). It usually starts in your early 40s, as the lens of the eye stiffens, losing its ability to focus and making it difficult to see objects...

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Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD on March 06, 2014

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